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As a member of the UNESCO MIL Alliance, the CMIL is proud to serve as the US partner for the Online International Children’s Film Festival TAKORAMA. https://www.takorama.org/en   The objective of the festival is to offer children original short films on the theme of solidarity in a free and educational context. Each short film is accompanied by a pedagogical sheet. After watching the short films, each child gives his/her opinion and votes for

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Did you miss the Children’s Media Career Symposium? Learn more about our amazing panelists and Guest Speakers below. Watch a recording of the event here! (This video includes the first hour of the event with the keynote speakers address and the final hour of the event with the Q&A and all guest speakers. Breakout sessions were not recorded) Event Information: If you are considering a career in media or a career

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On Monday April 19th Sherri Hope Culver participated in the Digital Playgrounds – Young Gamers and Critical Thinking Webinar. Watch the webinar here! Webinar Description: When adults look at teenagers playing video games, they often see a pleasant (but also ultimately meaningless) way of spending free time. What they might miss is the fact that for many young people games have become the most important part of their media ecosystem

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Join the Center for Media and Information Literacy at Temple University for the third Children’s Media Career Symposium. The event will be held on Thursday, March 25th, 2021 from 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm over zoom. The event is geared to students and alumni interested in working in children’s media. If you are considering a career in media or a career focused on children, this event is an opportunity to

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  Please join the CMIL and the Children’s Media Association for a special event celebrating Global Media & Information Literacy Week. We will be holding an online discussion on, “Future Proofing: How to responsibly create AI, AR and VR content for kids”. This event will be taking place on October 28th at 5:00 pm (EST). Jumpstart your knowledge about the next areas of content development for kids: immersive experiences that blend

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Temple People is a show that highlights the diverse and talented people of Temple University. This past week’s episode highlight’s the director of CMIL, Sherri Hope Culver. The episode aired on TUTV on October 13th, 2020 at 11:30am EDT and 7:30pm EDT. Click the above media player to watch the full episode!

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A feature-length documentary exploring human nature, information technology, misinformation, disinformation, and the importance of media & information literacy (MIL) for individuals and society. Coming Soon, 2020. The documentary will feature an array of media professionals including Steven Pinker – behavioral psychologist and author of “Enlightenment Now”, Jimmeka Anderson, founder of I AM not the MEdia, Sherri Hope Culver, director of the CMIL, is featured as a media literacy expert. To book

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Sherri Hope Culver, CMIL Director, is part of Philadelphia Inquirer’s Anti-Racism Initiative entitled, “Inquirer For All.”. She is one of a quintet of Temple professors working to facilitate a process within the institution focusing on its Coverage, Editorial Voice, Newsroom Culture, and, of course, Policy & Process.

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  Click Here to watch the webinar! Children’s views on race, ethnicity and identity are shaped by what they see in media, including television, movies, and social media. Social media influencers are seen as role models by children as young as primary school. How is diversity and an appreciation for ‘difference’ communicated in each of these media? How does  representation influence what children understand about the ‘other” and about cross-

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